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Thomas Koerner

Corporate VP - Global Sales | Canadian Solar, Inc.

Thomas Koerner

Corporate VP - Global Sales, - Canadian Solar, Inc.


Thomas Koerner is Canadian Solar’s Corporate Vice President of Global Sales. With an extensive technical and business background, Mr. Koerner has held various leading management & board positions in the solar industry for over 19 years. Mr. Koerner joined Canadian Solar in December 2012 as the General Manager for its US operations. In 2014 he became responsible for all of Canadian Solar’s activities in the Americas. Since 2016, he has been responsible for all global sales activities for Canadian Solar’s Modules and Components division.

Prior to joining Canadian Solar, Mr. Koerner was the General Manager North America for Astronergy Solar, responsible for all business-related activities including sales, marketing and market strategy. In addition, he supported Astronergy in its worldwide product strategy and product marketing activities as the Head of Global Product Management/Marketing.
Prior to this, Mr. Koerner worked for Schuco Solar in Germany as their Division Manager PV and authorized signatory (Prokurist) of Schuco. As a member of the solar management team of Schuco, he oversaw all global engineering, product management, product marketing, service, sales controlling, technical support purchasing and all go-to-market activities. Mr. Koerner also supported the build-up and growth of the solar activities in the US for Schuco Solar.

Mr. Koerner completed his studies as an engineer in Semiconductor and Microsystems Technologies with a Master in Electrical Engineering (MEE) from the University of Applied Sciences in Regensburg, Germany and a Master of Business and Engineering (MBE) degree from the Steinbeis University Berlin in cooperation with the Kelly Business School in Indiana, USA and the University of Kitakyushu, Japan.

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